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Suzanne Hof, Ph.D.

Senior Patent Agent

Suzanne Hof’s responsibilities at MBM include the drafting and prosecuting of biochemical, pharmaceutical, chemical as well as "cleantech and green technology" patents. Suzanne also has expertise in the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, particularly on issues relating to timing, information and drug submission requirements for listing a patent on the Patent Register.

Upon completion of her doctoral studies at the University of Alberta, Suzanne spent two years as a Visiting Fellow at the Steacie Institute for Molecular Sciences at the National Research Council of Canada before beginning her patent law career.

Suzanne has co-authored scientific publications related to carbohydrate synthesis and both solid and solution-phase organic synthesis, and has presented her work at a number of international conferences and symposia. She has a broad research background which includes practical experience in oligosaccharide synthesis (both chemical and enzymatic), synthetic organic chemistry (including solid-phase synthetic methods), as well as various biochemical and analytical methods. Suzanne`s doctoral thesis related to the synthesis of GM1 analogues and investigated the binding of these analogues to cholera and heat-labile enterotoxins.

Suzanne is a Registered Canadian Patent Agent.


  • B.Sc., (Spec.), Chemistry, University of Alberta

  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Alberta

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Randall is a partner of the firm and has been certified as a specialist in all areas of Canadian IP Law.
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